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Bentley reveals Continental GT S with bespoke design | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

The GT S comes with a 549hp, 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8; can do 0-100kph in 4.Zero seconds.

The Bentley Continental GT is now obtainable in a tightened-up S type, which brings an additional trace of agility and a bespoke design bundle. Based mostly on the Bentley Continental GT V8, it’s obtainable in each coupe and convertible types, and takes the entire variety of variants on sale to 5 – Mulliner, Pace, Azure, commonplace Continental GT and the Continental GT S.

  • GT S turns into fifth variant within the Continental’s line-up
  • Comes with a 48V electrical anti-roll management system
  • Will get blacked-out bits on the outside

Bentley Continental GT S: engine

As with the equally conceived Bentley Bentayga S that was launched final yr, the brand new variant is offered completely with the agency’s 549hp, 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8, dispatching the 0-100kph dash time in 4.Zero seconds and topping out at round 320kph.

The engine, chosen for the lightness it affords over the top-rung V12, now breathes by way of a brand new sports activities exhaust system designed to “amplify the cross aircraft V8 beat”.

Bentley Continental GT S: chassis, dealing with

And, in keeping with the S mannequin’s dynamic billing, it comes geared up with a 48V electrical anti-roll management system able to producing as much as 1,295Nm of torque in as little as 0.three seconds.

Bentley claims that this method, which makes use of motors contained in the anti-roll bars to compensate for lateral motion in cornering, may enhance experience consolation at a cruise by disconnecting the left- and right-hand-side wheels from one another.

Bentley Continental GT S: exterior and inside

Like its Bentayga sibling, the brand new Continental variant is marked out from the extra luxury-focused fashions within the line-up by its black grille, wheels, exterior trim, exhaust suggestions and wing mirrors. The lights at each ends have tinted lenses, in the meantime, and the brake calipers stand out with shiny pink paint.

Inside, the sporting intent of the S is highlighted by its Dinamica-trimmed steering wheel, seats and gearstick, whereas the gauge cluster shows the identical performance-themed graphics because the top-rung, W12-powered Bentley Continental GT Pace.

Bentley has but to verify pricing for the S, however anticipate it to command a sizeable premium over the usual GT V8, which begins at round Rs 4.12 crore (on-road, Delhi).

Bentley in India

Bentley at the moment sells the Bentayga SUV, the Continental GT grand tourer and the Flying Spur luxurious sedan. Bentley has additionally been enhancing its gross sales figures annually. The producer bought a file variety of automobiles in 2020, solely to surpass it by over 31 % in 2021. The Bentayga had a lion’s share of the entire gross sales.

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